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Forrest Gump was well known to have some speed. His football prowess makes you wonder how fast he could round that bases. Before Tom Hanks was getting “run, Forrest, run!” yelled at him, he was managing a baseball team. At this point maybe you’re wondering “is this guy going to

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In 2014 the Mets designated Justin Turner for assignment. Shortly before pitchers and catchers reported for the season, the Dodgers signed Turner to compete with Alex Guerrero and Chone Figgins for playing time in the team’s infield. Steve Dilbeck of the Los Angeles Times provided a perfectly lukewarm take on

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  Sorry for being out last week folks, I’ve decided to start a series on what we’ll call dynasty band aids. These players will not be expected to be the cornerstones of your franchise, but should be acquired very cheaply, and be capable of being starter worthy in deep leagues

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When scouting the statline for the next big prospect, age might be the most important column to pay attention to. Every year, there are older minor leaguers who put up eye-popping stats but never pan out in the long run. That’s not to say you shouldn’t consider a prospect valuable if

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Last week, I started a series on sleepers, breakout, and post-hype prospects, starting with Post-Hype Catchers. A sleeper is someone who is underrated, who other owners are ‘sleeping’ on. It is not someone who is ‘asleep’ and ready to ‘wake up,’ which are called breakouts and are next week’s topic. Unlike last week, all of these guys are considered

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This past week, the Milwaukee Brewers performed two transactions that intrigued people for different reasons. First, they designated Chris Carter for assignment, and are looking to trade him. Yes, that Chris Carter, the monster of a man who hit 41 home runs last year. To replace their presumed starting first

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Over the last two weeks I have looked at the implications of a pair of Free Agent batter’s possible landing spots, covering the four biggest Free Agent hitters on the market (Yoenis Cespedes, Justin Turner, Edwin Encarnacion and Dexter Fowler). Tuesday, the Mets announced that they were resigning Cespedes to

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Pitching prospects are a strange bunch.  Even ones that dominate the minors can make you want to pull your hair out during their first handful of starts at the big league level.  Many will experience a spike in homers allowed, walks, and runs that puts a huge wet blanket on projections

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Last time I looked at the Statcast barrels statistic. That’s fun and all, but this time I want to look at some stats that encompass a little more of player performance. Once again I’m going to look at first and second half splits, but this time I only looked at

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  Nikola Jokic by the numbers Age: 21 (Feb 19, 1995) Rookie WARP Projection: 3.1 (Brandon Ingram was 2.9) Player Efficiency Rating: ’15-’16 (21.58) and ’16-’17 (16.86) ESPN RPM: ’15-’16 RPM led all NBA rookies CARMELO Forecast: All-Star with higher 5-year market value than Kristaps Porzingis CARMELO Comparisons (3 of

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